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Manitoba Partners to Create More Affordable Housing
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Manitoba Logo The province has partnered with two local non-profits groups to create more affordable housing for low- to moderate-income individuals and families. The Manitoba government will work with Clubhouse of Winnipeg and Fountain Springs …

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Prince Charles, Camilla unveil more Canada trip details
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Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will be spending next month’s Victoria Day weekend touring six communities in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Manitoba.

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Twenty more Manitoba municipalities merge
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Twenty more Manitoba municipalities have amalgamated.

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Terminally ill rapist given 3 more months in prison
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A convicted rapist who is dying of cancer and pleaded for immediate release from jail will have to spend three more months behind bars. Amuri Musaka, 40, had begged a Manitoba judge for mercy last week, saying he wanted to go home to spend his final days with his wife and five young

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More snow on the way?
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Just when Manitobans thought they were rid of winter, another storm starts heading our way.

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18 more properties report frozen pipes
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City hall is making some headway on reducing the number of properties waiting to have their frozen water lines thawed. The city released its daily update this afternoon, reporting 1,359 properties on the wait list – a drop of 13 from Monday. But the number of properties with frozen lines

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Walk marks death of Rehtaeh Parsons, father seeks more changes in justice system
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HALIFAX – The father of Rehtaeh Parsons says there have been positive changes in the year since his daughter’s death, but more must be done to change the treatment of sexual assault victims in the justice system. Glen Canning said Rehtaeh’s story has sparked a global conversation about

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Two more cases of measles reported in Manitoba
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WINNIPEG – Public health officials say two more Manitobans have contracted the measles, bringing the total to four this year. A teenager in the southern health region and a woman in her 40s living in Winnipeg were infected, officials said. There is a …

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More measles cases in province
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Manitoba Health has confirmed two more cases of measles — including a Winnipeg woman who was brought to hospital by ambulance. This brings the number lab-confirmed cases in the province this year to four. One of the new cases is a teenage boy from southeastern Manitoba, while the other is a

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Southern Manitoba seeing more snow, milder temps today
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Time to grab your snow brushes and possibly your shovels again — several centimetres of snow will fall across southern Manitoba today, but at least it won’t be bitterly cold.

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Province investigating 2 more cases of measles in Manitoba
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Two more Manitobans have come down with the measles.

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More Measles
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There are two new cases of measles in Manitoba, bringing the total number of people infected to four. And Provincial health officials are now warning anyone who was at Polo Park between 11am and 1 pm or St. Vital Centre between 1.30 and 2 pm on March 22nd to be aware of the possibility of […]

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24 more properties report frozen pipes
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The milder weather is having little impact on Winnipeg’s frozen water lines. City hall said this afternoon that another 24 properties reported frozen water lines, bringing the total since November to 2,344. The city was able to restore full water service to an additional 16 properties

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Add 2 More Names To Growing Bomber Roster
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The competition for playing time in the Winnipeg Blue Bomber Defensive Secondary has been ramped up with the addition to the roster of Import DB’s Don Unamba and Phillip Benning. Unamba is 6-1, 192 and from the Dallas suburb of Arlington, Texas. The former Southern Arkansas Mulerider was signed as a free agent by St. […]

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Winnipeg's head offices hired more workers in 2012
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Manitoba saw the biggest increase in the number of head office employees from 2011 to 2012, even though the number of head offices remained unchanged at 109, Statistics Canada said today. The agency said the number of head office workers in the province grew by 3.5 per cent to 6,728 in 2012 from

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The weather gods are angry – more snow on the way, Winnipeg
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Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for the last day of March, meaning March came in like a lion…. and is going out like a lion. The national weather service issued the warning in the wee hours of Sunday …

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More snow on the way for Winnipeg
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Don’t put those shovels away just yet, Manitoba.

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Taps run dry in even more Winnipeg homes
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As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 616 properties waiting for city crews to come clear clogged pipes, up from 537 a day earlier. “I just about cried because they are saying it's now a 20-day wait,” said Melanie Fraser. The Elmwood resident's water …

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More water woes for Winnipeggers
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WINNIPEG – At least two more water mains burst Friday, adding more work to hard pressed city crews. The breaks happened on St. Matthews Avenue near Telfer Street and on Edmonton Street close to Ellice Avenue. “They have the water turned off,” said …

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Rock-thrower says he deserves more jail; judge disagrees
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A Winnipeg man made no excuses after a judge heard how he flew into a rage following an argument with his ex-girlfriend last fall and started throwing rocks at her house.

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More Vaccinations For MBA Children
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The Province boosting vaccinations for Manitoba kids. As of April 1st, the expansion of the routine immunization program for children will include a new rotavirus vaccine and an additional dose of chickenpox vaccine. It will be free of charge to all eligible kids. The first two dose rotavirus vaccine, to help prevent diarrhea and vomiting, […]

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More Properties Identified At Risk Of Freezing Pipes
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City of Winnipeg staff have been working the phones again  and delivering notices by hand.  Another 936 properties have been identified as being at increased risk of having water pipes freeze. Most of the problems have to do with the line freezing from the water main to the shut-off valve. In a news release Wednesday afternoon, […]

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Six charged in Ontario after feds allegedly defrauded of more than $200M
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TORONTO – Six Ontario residents are facing charges after RCMP say the federal taxman was allegedly defrauded of upwards of $200 million in a bogus investment scheme that stretched across the country. Police say their investigation began in April, 2012 when they received information about people

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Authorities say 2 more bodies recovered from mudslide
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ARLINGTON, Wash. – Rescuers slogging through muck and rain Tuesday in a desperate search for survivors of a massive mudslide in Wasington state have instead recovered two bodies and believe they have located another eight. The announcement by Snohomish County District 21 Fire Chief Travis Hots…

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Goldeyes Sign Two More Pitchers For 2014 Season
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The Winnipeg Goldeyes have signed right-handed pitcher Kyle Bellamy and left-handed pitcher Kyle Anderson to contracts for the 2014 season. Bellamy missed all of last season recovering from Tommy John surgery. He last pitched in 2012 in the Chicago White Sox organization, splitting time between Class A Advanced Winston-Salem of the Carolina League and Class […]

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Fears rise that more than 14 died in Washington state mudslide as dozens still missing
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OSO, Wash. – First there was a “whoosh.” Elaine Young said she thought it might be a chimney fire, a rush of air that lasted about 45 seconds. But when she stepped outside there was ominous silence. Something felt very, very wrong. And then she saw it. Behind the house, a suffocating wall of

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City to cover more pipe thawing costs
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WINNIPEG – If you had your water line thawed after December 1, 2013 the city will cover the cost regardless of whether the problem was on city or private land. The mayor's Executive Policy Committee voted in favour of the compensation Tuesday. It will …

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Highest number of frozen pipes reported in Winnipeg in more than 35 years
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Extreme cold weather in Winnipeg this winter has led to the highest number of frozen pipes in the city in more than 35 years. As of Feb. 25, there are about 300 homes needing pipes thawed. Approximately another 200 cases were reported in the past few …

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Man who beheaded Greyhound bus passenger should get more freedom …
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WINNIPEG – A man who beheaded and then ate parts of a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus almost six years ago might soon be granted unescorted day trips outside his mental hospital. Vince Li's psychiatrist says the one-time undiagnosed …

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Death toll from massive US landslide doubles from 4 to 8; more remain missing
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ARLINGTON, Wash. – Searchers found five more bodies Sunday in the sludge of a massive landslide in the northwestern state of Washington, bringing the death toll to at least eight from the wall of debris that swept through a small riverside neighbourhood. Four more bodies were discovered late…

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Provinces target more young people for lotto ticket sales
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Provincial lottery agencies are facing a big problem — millennials aren’t buying lottery tickets nearly as much as their parents do.

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Governments promise more money in Manitoba for flood protection
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The Manitoba and federal governments promised $42 million Tuesday to beef up flood-protection measures. Most of the money comes from savings in the recently completed expansion of the Red River Floodway – the massive ditch that diverts water around …

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Provincial agencies band together, want more young people buying lotto tickets
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More UFO sightings? Apparently the skies were … – Winnipeg Sun
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The number of UFO sightings remains sky high, according to a study by a Canadian research organization based in Winnipeg.

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Snow Squall Warning Ends But More Snow Expected
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Snow Squall Warning Ends But More Snow Expected. Winnipeg, MB, Canada / 680 CJOB – Winnipeg's News & Information Leader. CJOB Team Coverage. March 05, 2014 02:24 pm. An area of heavy snowfall combined with a gusty south wind moved across …

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Photos: Renovated Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre to provide more services to homeless: Mayor
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The sounds of vehicles and telephones ringing have been replaced with traditional singing at the newly renovated and expanded Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre. The centre, which used to be the Autopac collision claim centre at King Street and Jarvis Avenue, was officially opened on Thursday. Mayor Sam Katz said the additional 8,828-square-feet of […]

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Bus/Pedestrian accident . Does anyone know anything more about this accident that happened Friday night that is being talked about in /r/WTF (x-post from /r/WTF)
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